Previews & Reviews

GameSpy.com is not only one of the best multiplayer gaming sites on the Web, it has also developed into one of the Internet's premier PC and videogame review sites. I've been contributing freelance reviews and previews to GameSpy since April of 2002 and my latest contribution is Sim Speak, a monthly column dedicated to all things simulated on the PC. You'll also find archived links to my bi-weekly  Modify column (2005-2008), which showcased download-worthy gaming add-ons. 

(Click on above link to go to GameSpy's online site) or any of the game review links below to go directly to the appropriate online article.

007 Agent Under Fire (Xbox)
02/04/15    65 out of 100

WOO Sprint Cars 2002 (PS2)
02/04/30    94 out of 100

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 (PC)
Preview 02/09/11

Links 2003 (PC)
02/10/10    91 out of 100

Big Mutha Truckers (PC)
03/07/29    65 out of 100

NHL 2004 (PC)
03/10/27    4 out of 5

Alien Blast: The Encounter (PC)
04/03/01    1 out of 5

Virtual Skipper 3 (PC)
Preview    04/09/03

NHL Eastside Hockey Manager (PC)
04/11/25 8 out of 10

Close Combat: First to Fight (PC)
05/05/27    3 out of 5

Red Orchestra Ostfront 41-45 (PC)
06/04/12    4 out of 5

Bullet Witch (Xbox 360)
07/03/06    2.5 out of 5

Flatout 3 (PC)
2011/12/24    1 out of 5

DiRT Showdown (PC)
2012/06/09    2 out of 5

Free Agent - Need For Speed World
2012/08/27

F1 2012 (PC)
2012/09/25    4 out of 5

DCS: P-51D Mustang (PC)
2012/10/23    3 out of 5

Need For Speed Most Wanted (PC)
2012/11/08    4 out of 5

April 26, 2012--Sim Speak 1--Welcome to My Garage

May 25, 2012--Sim Speak 2--Can SimRaceway Give iRacing a Run for its Money?

June 25, 2012--Sim Speak 3--Rise of Flight's Steady Climb to Greatness

July 25, 2012--Sim Speak 4--DCS P-51D Mustangs Over Georgia

August 20, 2012--Sim Speak 5--Microsoft Flight's Free Fall

September 17, 2012--Sim Speak 6--rFactor2's Race Toward Mod-Friendly Realism

October 15, 2012--Sim Speak 7--Andy's Last Airbender

November 19, 2012--Sim Speak 8--Down and Dirty with Farming Simulator

December 17, 2012--Sim Speak 9--Still Living For Live For Speed

January 22, 2013--Sim Speak 10--Rise of Flight Gets Wet

February 19, 2013--Sim Speak 11--Space Combat Goes Hardcore

August 1st, 2005 - Half-Life 2.1 and Fast Times on the Brickyard

September 5, 2005 -
Plumbing the Depths with Silent Hunter III

September 26, 2005 -
A Doom 3 Double

October 10, 2005 -
Supercharging SWAT 4

October 24, 2005 -
Adding Real Cars and Tracks to rFactor

November 7, 2005 -
Butching Up Your FlightSim Hangar

November 26, 2005 -
Dodging Balls and Bullets

December 9, 2005 -
Around the World With Battlefield 2

December 23, 2005 -
Taking the Gloom Out of DOOM

January 9, 2006 -
Shaking Up Quake

January 26, 2006 -
Half-Life 2 on Steroids

February 21, 2006 -
Issue 13: A Fresh Pair of Mods for F1 Challenge

March 6, 2006 -
Issue 14: Desperately Seeking Bond, James Bond

March 20, 2006 -
Issue 15: A Shot of Realism for SWAT 4

April 7, 2006 -
Issue 16: Getting Real with Unreal Tournament

April 17, 2006 -
Issue 17: DOOM Reprise

May 1, 2006 -
Issue 18: Extending the Life of Half-Life 2

May 24, 2006 -
Issue 19: A Call to Arms with Call of Duty 2

June 7, 2006 -
Issue 20: An rFactor European Racing Tour

June 21, 2006 -
Issue 21: Expanding the Battlefield

July 5, 2006 -
Issue 22: Flying the Photorealistic Skies

July 19, 2006 -
Issue 23: Getting Silly with Unreal Tournament 2004

August 2, 2006 -
Issue 24: Point-and-Click--Half-Life 2 Style

August 16, 2006 -
Issue 25: The Long and Short of DOOM 3

August 30, 2006 -
Issue 26: Retrofitting Unreal Tournament 2004

September 14, 2006 -
Issue 27: Diving Deeper with Silent Hunter III

September 27, 2006 -
Issue 28: A Half-Life 2 Double Feature

October 12, 2006 -
Issue 29: Clearance Sale on Flight Sim 2004 Mods

October 25, 2006 -
Issue 30: Homebrewed F.E.A.R.

November 8, 2006 -
Issue 31: Laying New Asphalt in GTR 2

November 24, 2006 -
Issue 32: Battlefield 2 Gets Airborne

December 6, 2006 -
Issue 33: Anglicizing Half-Life 2

December 20, 2006 -
Issue 34: Pest Control UT2004-Style

January 17, 2007 -
Issue 35: The Adaptability of Half-Life 2

February 5, 2007 -
Issue 36: A Formula for Speed

February 21, 2007 -
Issue 37: A Battlefield 2 Makeover

March 21, 2007 -
Issue 38: Far From City 17

April 4, 2007 - Issue 39: In the Army

April 18, 2007 -
Issue 40: Come Take a Ride

May 2, 2007 -
Issue 41: Four For F.E.A.R.

May 15, 2007 -
Issue 42: Four for F.E.A.R. (Part 2)

May 30, 2007 -
Issue 43: A Company of Heroes World Tour

June 13, 2007 -
Issue 44: Half-Life 2 Keeps on Moddin'

July 02, 2007 -
Issue 45: Formula One Returns to the PC

July 20, 2007 -
Issue 46: Fight in Iraq, Half-Life 2 Style

August 1, 2007 -
Issue 47: Flank Speed Ahead with Silent Hunter 4

August 21, 2007 -
Issue 48: Real World, Fake Wars

September 12, 2007 -
Issue 49: UT2004 Sticks to its Guns

September 26, 2007 -
Issue 50: Battlefields of the Caribbean

October 10, 2007 -
Issue 51: Meet ModCenter

October 25, 2007 -
Issue 52: Some Orange Box Alternatives

November 8, 2007 -
Issue 53: Catching Up With F.E.A.R.

November 28, 2007 -
Issue 54: Modders Get Schooled

December 14, 2007 -
Issue 55: You're in the (Canadian) Army Now

January 2, 2008 -
Issue 56: Half-Life 2: Episode Two-and-a-Half

January 11, 2008 -
Issue 57: Historical Multiplayer Combat--HL2 Style

January 23, 2008 -
Issue 58: What's Your Payne Threshold?

February 7, 2008 -
Issue 59: What's Your Payne Threshold? Part Two

March 3, 2008 -
Issue 60: Half-Life 2 Goes Old School

March 12, 2008 -
Issue 61: Back to the Future, GTA-Style

April 3, 2008 -
Issue 62: UT2004 Gets a Planetary Expansion

April 17, 2008 --
Issue 63: An rFactor Racing Rewind

April 30, 2008 --
Issue 64: A Different Side of Half-Life 2

May 14, 2008 --
Issue 65: Red Orchestra Plays an Encore

May 28, 2008 --
Issue 66: Battlefield 2 meets Call of Duty 2

June 11, 2008 --
Issue 67: Reinventing the Space Shooter

June 25, 2008 --
Issue 68: Three for Unreal Tournament III

July 9, 2008 --
Issue 69: The Revolutionary War Revisited

July 23, 2008 --
Issue 70: Red Orchestra Meets Saving Private Ryan

August 6, 2008 --
Issue 71: Unreal Tournament III Plus Two

August 28, 2008 --
Issue 72: Normandy 1; Half-Life 2